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Yamaha MFC10 Foot Control Not Sending MIDI

Postby csarami@ncsu.edu » Wed Jan 13, 2021 5:34 pm

Hi,

I have connected the MIDI out of MFC 10 to Yamaha to Yamaha workstation keyboard: PSR-A3000 (newer model) which is connected to iMac via USB. I have programmed MFC 10, foot control to send cc 11 ( expression).
However, When I move on the foot control it doesn't send any midi messages. I am monitoring it using a MIDI monitor app on iMac.


Since MFC is not USB, I have added it into Mac's MIDI studio as general midi but its Icon doesn't lid up when I press on MFC footswitches and control.

The MIDI Preset on PSR is All Parts. I have learned that Yamaha PSR by default have midi thru on. According to the manual of MFC 10:

Status Second Third
BnH 0BH vvH

I have set:
n = 0 ( channel 1)
vv = 127 on MFC10.

Am I doing anything wrong?

I noticed that one cannot send expression via joystick ( live control) and foot or Keyboard panel as there is no option in the function list ( Articulation 1, ... OST-).

My goal is to send cc 11 to Kontakt 5 from a controller.

So this is not possible and should I use another approach?

PS. I can do it with Touch OSC.
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Re: Yamaha MFC10 Foot Control Not Sending MIDI

Postby The Elf » Wed Jan 13, 2021 6:29 pm

Simple things first. Try swapping out the MIDI cable.
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Re: Yamaha MFC10 Foot Control Not Sending MIDI

Postby csarami@ncsu.edu » Mon Jan 18, 2021 12:59 am

It worked! The cable was supposed to brand new.

Thank you!
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Re: Yamaha MFC10 Foot Control Not Sending MIDI

Postby The Elf » Mon Jan 18, 2021 1:19 am

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